Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters: 101 Stories about Surviving and Thriving When the Kids Leave Home

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters: 101 Stories about Surviving and Thriving When the Kids Leave Home

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by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Carol McAdoo Rehme
     
 

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters provides support during an emotional but exciting time for parents -- sending their children off to college, new homes, or careers. A must read for empty nesters or soon-to-be empty nesters.

Full of heartfelt stories about gazing at surprisingly clean bedrooms, starting new careers, rediscovering spouses

Overview

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters provides support during an emotional but exciting time for parents -- sending their children off to college, new homes, or careers. A must read for empty nesters or soon-to-be empty nesters.

Full of heartfelt stories about gazing at surprisingly clean bedrooms, starting new careers, rediscovering spouses, and handling the continuing, and often humorous, needs of children, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Empty Nesters will inspire, support, and amuse parents. They’ll nod their heads, cry a little, and laugh a lot, as they read these oh-so-true stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611591668
Publisher:
Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
978,167
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.
 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, California
Date of Birth:
August 19, 1944
Place of Birth:
Fort Worth, Texas
Education:
B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973
Website:
http://www.jackcanfield.com

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Empty Nesters: 101 Stories about Surviving and Thriving When the Kids Leave Home 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
tracey33 More than 1 year ago
I'm enjoying the book but it isn't as good as I was anticipating.  It is covering a huge number of reasons why kids are or aren't leaving home.  I assumed it was for parents with kids leaving to go to college.  Therefore some I can relate to and some I cannot.  Overall good, but not great.
JLM1 More than 1 year ago
I¿d never thought of what it would be like to have the kids gone, off to college, and starting their lives on their own. Even though I had spent their entire lives preparing them for that day, I never had the thought of preparing me. After all, the house would stay ¿picked up,¿ my wallet would have cash and my nights and weekends would no longer consists of ball games and/or youth activities, but mine to do as I wish.
And then it happened. The kids went to college, the house was empty, and the silence was louder than any party our house held. While I counted the days for the school year to be over, I picked up my copy of Chicken Soup for the Empty Nesters Soul. There I discovered that I wasn¿t alone. There were other parents, other empty nesters, entering their second phase of life.
As I began to read, I began to chuckle out loud. My life and parenting was not over, it was just going to be different. Through the Chicken Soup for the Empty Nesters Soul stories I realized that I would always be mom, my kids would always need me, and I would always be a parent¿but just in a different way.
Janet Lynn Mitchell author/speaker
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book contains some of the best stories I've read in Chicken Soup books. It touches on all aspects of living in an empty nest. The editors have done a wonderful job of selecting these stories. I can't wait until it is available to the public. I will buy several copies as gifts.